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  1. Hay! How You Gather and Store Yours Matters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-how-you-gather-and-store-yours-matters

    Protein values of over 18 percent.  Conversely, digestibility of mature forage can fall below 50 percent ... low temperatures and high humidity dramatically increase the time needed for hay to dry down.  Using ... mower swaths as wide as possible and rake once the moisture has fallen to about 50 percent.  The final ...

  2. Using Local Woodlot Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-9-03

    freedom from splitting, medium decay resistance, ease to work. Fence Posts High decay resistance and ... high nail holding, medium weight, and free of compression failures and cross grain. Shelving Good ... between wood species can vary greatly due to the internal structure of each tree. These include size of ...

  3. Narrow Row Spacing in Corn: Management Considerations for Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0152

    date, hybrid maturity, row spacing, plant population, and input levels (Ahmad et al., 2010). Growers, ... farm level. In recent years, these dynamics have led to some interest in producing corn (Zea mays L.) ... As expected, greater yields were produced at the high-yield-potential site in South Charleston ...

  4. Financial Maturity: A Guide to Increasing Financial Returns From Your Woodland

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-48

    from other trees, health and vigor, non-timber value (e.g., wildlife, aesthetics, etc.), risk of loss ... silver maples, for example, often approach biological maturity well before they are 150 years old, while ... value increase falls below a desired level. The rate of value increase of a tree can be determined by ...

  5. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    between 6.0 and 7.0. The amount of lime required to raise soil pH to this level for a particular soil is ... performing a soil test are strongly discouraged because alkaline (high pH) conditions may develop. When is ... and pH of 7.0 is considered neutral. For turfgrasses used in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 ...

  6. Ohio Phosphorus (P) Use by Crop Reporting District

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0144

    the acreage in the Scioto River basin. Soil test P is one factor that can mitigate the amount of ... Table 2 would result in lower soil test phosphorus (STP) values over time. Evidence that this is ... levels between 1993 and 2015 (LaBarge, 2023). Future trends in STP are expected to continue to decline ...

  7. Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for Your Farm Business?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-51

    Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University Extension Farm and agricultural businesses often have high capital ... may be at risk if they pre-decease their new spouse.   As farms increase in size and new family ... and his parents sold 50 acres of their prime farmland and took out a second mortgage. This hampered ...

  8. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2013-14

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-15-14

    Top land will typically be large tracts of land with highly productive soils. "Average" land ... will tend to be land with lower productivity soils, poor drainage or come in smaller tracts (or ... the rent will tend to be. Variability of Crop Return: Land that exhibits highly variable returns may ...

  9. Fish Management Unit Leader

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/1820

    Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is committed to its mission “To ensure a balance between wise use and ... gather, collate & classify data; lift 50 lbs. (*)Developed after employment. The Ohio Department of ... agreement. Selection devices, proficiency testing and/or assessments may be used to determine if an applicant ...

  10. Ohio State to host Manure Science Review in August

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-host-manure-science-review-august

    London, Ohio.   Aimed at farmers, crop consultants, soil conservation workers and others, the Manure ... applicator The final two demonstrations of the day will highlight the collaborative effort between Ohio ...

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